Credentials: State Licensure or Certification

Education Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Minimum)

Training or Experience Required:  

Completion of student teaching; Demonstration of Content Knowledge when teaching assignment is in ESSA category required to meet highly qualified standards.  


Reports to:  Building Principal


Job Goal (Purpose of position):  
Performs professional level duties under minimal supervision to instruct students in accordance with state and district curricular standards and policies pertaining to education of students.


Contact with Others:  
Has regular contact with students, other teachers, support and administrative staff, and parents.  Contact requires tact and diplomacy and independent judgment such as problem solving, interpreting policies and procedures based on experience, and providing counseling or mediation techniques as appropriate.


Other performance Measures:  
Good people skills are essential to the successful performance of the job.  Following safety guidelines and policies are critical to the safety of the teacher, other staff and students. Adherence to district dress standards, proper attendance/leave policies, and other work habits are important to maintaining discipline and respect in an environment conducive to learning.  Creativity, initiative and effective problem solving are important to delivering instruction in accordance with the Oklahoma Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Model and other state and district standards.


Essential Job Functions:




Supervision Exercised:  
Employee is responsible for supervision of students in the classroom and throughout the school building during the work day.  Employee is responsible for maintaining order and disciplining students in accordance with the district policy. Employees does not supervise other employees, except for student teachers or entry-year teaches teachers assigned to the employee.


Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Conditions

In an eight-hour work day, the employee must sit, stand or walk for varying lengths in order to deliver instruction and properly supervise students throughout the school building as required.  Employee’s job requires occasional reaching above the shoulder to write on a chalkboard. Job requires occasional bending/stooping or squatting/crouching to interact with students at their desks, on the floor or at eye level.  Job requires occasional carrying/lifting up to ten pounds to transport instructional materials to the classroom from other parts of the building. Employee must possess manual dexterity sufficient to write on a chalkboard. Employee must possess enough visual ability to supervise students in the classroom, hallways and large areas such as auditoriums and cafeterias.  Employee must possess hearing ability to supervise students and to interact with students individually and in group settings. Employee must possess speaking requirement enough to deliver instruction throughout the work day in the classroom and supervise students throughout the school building. Employee must have mobility enough to interact with students during instructional delivery and supervise students throughout the day.  Employee must have mental requirement to deliver instruction in accordance with state and district standards such as Oklahoma Academic Skills and the Oklahoma Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Model. Job requires working outdoors in various temperatures to supervise students on lunch or playground duty and during field trips.